Terms & Conditions for Editing Academic Theses/Dissertations

These Terms and Conditions set out what you can expect from editors4you.com and your responsibilities when working with editors4you.com. By using editors4you.com, you accept the following Terms and Conditions.

The client bears full and absolute responsibility for:

  1. The content, presentation, quality, final use and submission of all documents
  2. The decision to implement any changes or corrections suggested by editors4you.com
  3. Compliance with all university policies and guidelines together with all local laws (including the Guidelines for Editing Research Theses and Editing Academic Theses http://iped-editors.org/About_editing/Editing_theses/FAQ_editors.aspx, which involves checking all changes made by the editor prior to accepting them)
  4. Research and originality of all material provided to editors4you.com
  5. Final grades received for all documents edited by editors4you.com, acknowledging that grades are allocated on the basis of factors and opinions outside my control
  6. Keeping backup copies of all material provided to editors4you.com
  7. Obtaining a specific quotation for their document or project prior to submitting the editing project to editors4you.com and paying a deposit
  8. Providing a functional email address to receive communication and completed work from editors4you.com
  9. Providing final sign-off for work completed by editors4you.com. If I have not heard from you within seven days of returning your edited document, I will assume you have approved the editing and I bear no further responsibility for same
  10. Making a 50% deposit to editors4you.com for your project before editing commences and paying the balance upon completion of the edit and prior to editors4you.com sending the edited document
  11. Paying a non-refundable booking fee of $100 (or the 50% deposit) to secure the booking. If either the booking fee or the 50% deposit is not paid, the booking cannot be confirmed. If the client cancels the booking, the booking fee will not be refunded. If the client has paid the 50% deposit instead of the booking fee, and the client cancels the booking, the deposit will be refunded less the booking fee rate
  12. Advising editors4you.com at least seven days prior to the agreed booking date if the client will not be able to supply the document to editors4you.com on or prior to the agreed booking date
  13. Paying a late fee of 5% of the total quoted price for each day the document is delayed by the client. If the client has advised editors4you.com in writing of any delays at least seven days prior to the agreed booking date, the late fee will be waived
  14. All prices quoted are subject to GST


  1. Takes all reasonable steps to ensure academic editing is accurate and of high quality
  2. Does not guarantee improved grades, successful grades or acceptance of content for publication and cannot be held liable for lack of same
  3. Cannot be held responsible for changes made to this document by anyone else, and is not responsible for any decisions regarding publication, tenure or other actions based on this document
  4. Keeps all client information strictly confidential and retains such information solely for the purposes of carrying out academic editing as commissioned by the client. Clients may request that documents be destroyed after a job has been completed. If this instruction is not received, editors4you.com may retain a copy of your documents for backup purposes only. No information will be passed to third parties, unless at the express request of the client
  5. Bears no responsibility whatsoever for any circumstances beyond my control that prevent me from completing the project (e.g. power cuts/black-outs/the corruption of files). In these circumstances, editors4you.com bears sole discretion to award clients a refund of monies paid
  6. Bears no responsibility whatsoever for bugs or file corruptions that cause problems or changes in documents (often in relation to formatting/layout), including those that occur after I have returned the edited document, as these are outside of my control. I will assist clients to rectify these problems to the best of my ability
  7. Reserves the right to refuse to quote for or to accept work that editors4you.com: (a) deems to be offensive or objectionable, (b) suspects to be plagiarised, (c) considers cannot be completed before the client’s deadline
  8. Will not edit work that has been plagiarised. If in the course of editing I determine that sections of a document have been plagiarised, these sections will not be edited. Plagiarism is presenting the words or ideas of others as if they were your own (for example, copying the work of another author word-for-word without indicating that it is a direct quotation). Clients will be notified of sections that I deem to have been plagiarised and advice will be given on how the client can rectify the situation. The client is not entitled to a refund regardless of the number of words contained in plagiarised sections that have not been edited because I will still have performed work in relation to these sections, in accordance with these terms and conditions
  9. Bears no responsibility for any errors or omissions arising because the client did not clearly communicate their requirements
  10. Reserves the right to report a student to their university or educational institution if that student contacts editors4you.com with the sole and express purpose of hiring me to plagiarise or write work for them
  11. Shall have no liability for any indirect or consequential losses or expenses suffered by the users of this service however these may have been caused.

Contract Termination  editors4you.com may terminate a project at any time for any reason.